Highlights of this day in history: Soviet hard-liners mount a coup against Mikhail Gorbachev; Nazi Germany ratifies Adolf Hitler's powers; U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers convicted by Soviet tribunal; Comedian Groucho Marx dies. (Aug. 19)
Freebyrd: What Republicans don't understand is that the United States has Three separate but equal branches of government. The Executive, Legislative, and the Judiciary. Just ask any immigrant who has passed a citizenship class. One branch cannot dissolve another one, even if they wish to be a Fascist Dictator.